60-Second Virtual SLAM | Alumni Weekend 2021
Penn Arts & Sciences presents a virtual Alumni Weekend edition of its famous 60-Second Lectures. The lectures, given by the School’s foremost faculty, students, and alumni, prove that a world of knowledge can be condensed into just one minute. Find out how these Quakers—backed by the Power of Penn—are impacting their communities and the world as critical thinkers, problem solvers, and leaders.
Introduction by Paul Sniegowski, Stephen A. Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Biology.
Why You Are a Mutant
Paul Sniegowski, Stephen A. Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Biology.
Already Forgotten: The Deaf Community and COVID-19
Emma Ronzetti, C’21, Economics - 4:57
The Growing Fragmentation of Entertainment
Khari Austin-Rawls, C’16
Senior Manager at ESPN+ Marketing, The Walt Disney Company - 6:30
The Power of Leadership
Tia Livingston, C’20, LPS’21, Master of Public Administration - 8:22
What Makes a Photograph Memorable?
Nicole Rust, Associate Professor of Psychology - 10:18
How to Run a Successful Meeting
Ilana Gromis Levin, C’11, GED’13
Director, Apollo Global Management, Inc. - 12:49
Yet by Grace, I Belong
Shawn Kim, C’21, Sociology - 14:40
Sub-Cellular Submarines: Exploring Biology With Ultrasound-Powered Nanorobots
Jeffrey McNeill, Ph.D. Student, Chemistry - 16:18
Being Stuck 'Here': Comics’ Lessons for Pandemic Living
Jean-Christophe Cloutier, Associate Professor of English - 18:55
People Want to Give—My Career in Philanthropy
Melissa Birnbaum Greenberg, C’91
Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia - 21:59